July 22, 2003
The beat goes on.....
Here I am (the only qualified guy to cut up $3,900 worth of
headlights) making the recently purchased headlights and headlight
buckets fit the Carrera 6.
are correct, but the hardware isn't. Basically, these Marchal
lights might be from a Simca, but the ones we need might be
from a Saab. Porsche never had lights made for their racecar's.
They just used something that was already on the market.
I cut off the base of the bucket, then I removed the two hardware
I then square the
top and the bottom so it fits the headlight bucket. This is
how it was done at Porsche. Even the original Carrera 6 headlights
came as a bucket and light and the bottoms were cut off before
shows the metamorphosis to get to the original bracket needed.
the upper light bucket. There are more pieces to cut off,
but on the right, is the absolute original part needed.
The bracket on
the left is original and the bracket on the right is the original
NOS that we converted to use on our Carrera 6.
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